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Disable system bell by default if sound card is installed

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One of the first things I do after installing openSUSE is disabling the system bell by adding this to ~/.inputrc:

set bell-style none

Its volume is needlessly high. The bell scares the hell outta me whenever it creeps up because I backspaced too much on the command line.

My suggestion: disable the system bell by default, unless no sound card is installed.

User benefit:

It's a simple fix for something that has been bugging me forever.

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icons/user_comment.png J. B. wrote: (3 years ago)

Completely agree.

Too many times I have used my openSUSE laptop at college or other public places and during the middle of a class my computer would spew forth a series of extremely loud beeps. Useless and extremely annoying.

icons/user_comment.png D. L. wrote: (3 years ago)

Yes, I have the same problem and would love this fix!

Last change: 3 years ago
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